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After 121 years, night football returns to Mansfield.

Starting September 13, Mansfield University will be hosting a weekend full of excitement. Come enjoy the dance parties, concerts, tailgate, and many more events leading up to an epic battle under the lights between the Mansfield Mountaineers and the Princeton Tigers.

Friday, September 13

4:30-7:30PMSouth Hall Mall RallyClick HereSouth Hall Mall
8:00PMARRIVAL (ABBA tribute band)Click HereStraughn Hall
10:00PMDance PartyThe Hut

Saturday, September 14

9:30-11:30AMMountie Color Run 5K *Click HereCampus
9:30AM-12:30PMAdmissions Visit Day * Click HereCampus
10:00-11:15AMFrank Butsko Award Brunch * North Manser
11:30AM-12:30PMParents & Family Registration/Reception *Van Norman Field
12:00-5:00PMBaseball DoubleheaderShaute Field
12:30PMTailgate Party - Visit Day * Click HereVan Norman Field
1:00PMTailgate Party - Parents & Students $
1:00-7:00PMTailgate Party - Live Music Allen Parking Lot
1:00-5:00PMClassic Car CruiseTBA
1:50PMVan Norman Turf DedicationVan Norman Field
2:00-7:00PMAlumni Welcome Tent @Click HereAllen Lawn
2:00PMField Hockey vs. ShippensburgVan Norman Field
2:00-6:00PMStudent Organizational FairAllen Parking Lot
2:00-7:00PMInflatable GamesAllen Parking Lot
2:00-7:00PMFood Vendors $ Stadium Drive
5:00PMMU Foundation Hospitality Tent
presented by First Heritage Federal Credit Union
Stadium Entrance
5:30PMMountie Walk - Football Team Greets FansStadium Entrance
6:00PMTethered Hot Air Balloon $ Lutes Field
6:45PMMU Band PerformsStadium Entrance
7:18Let There Be Light! - Flipping the SwitchVan Norman Field
7:35PMKickoffVan Norman Field
HalftimePSAC Softball Banner CeremonyVan Norman Field
10:00PMPost-game FireworksVan Norman Field
10:30PMParty at the HutThe Hut


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@ Alumni Event

Alumni Welcome

Mansfield alumni are encouraged to visit the “Alumni Welcome Tent” on Allen Hall lawn from 2 – 7 PM. The first 300 alumni & friends to stop by will receive a red & black “Light it Up” commemorative tote bag!


MU Foundation

MU Foundation Board of Directors invites you to stop by the MU Foundation pre-game hospitality tent presented by First Heritage Federal Credit Union and featuring the Blossburg Beverage Company’s drink wagon containing root beer from the Appalachian Brewing Co. Tent opens at 5:00 PM.

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